Glenburn, Maine

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Glenburn, Maine
Town
Glenburn, Maine is located in Maine
Glenburn, Maine
Glenburn, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°55′1″N 68°50′35″W / 44.91694°N 68.84306°W / 44.91694; -68.84306Coordinates: 44°55′1″N 68°50′35″W / 44.91694°N 68.84306°W / 44.91694; -68.84306
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Area[1]
 • Total 29.15 sq mi (75.50 km2)
 • Land 27.19 sq mi (70.42 km2)
 • Water 1.96 sq mi (5.08 km2)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 4,594
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 4,605
 • Density 169.0/sq mi (65.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04401
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-27645
GNIS feature ID 0582491
Website www.glenburn.org

Glenburn is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 4,594 at the 2010 census.[4] It was called "Dutton" until it was incorporated as the town of Glenburn in 1837.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 29.15 square miles (75.50 km2), of which, 27.19 square miles (70.42 km2) of it is land and 1.96 square miles (5.08 km2) is water.[1]

The two historic centers are the villages of Glenburn and West Glenburn.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 4,594 people, 1,808 households, and 1,300 families residing in the town. The population density was 169.0 inhabitants per square mile (65.3 /km2). There were 2,018 housing units at an average density of 74.2 per square mile (28.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 1,808 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.1% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the town was 41.2 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,964 people, 1,479 households, and 1,137 families residing in the town. The population density was 145.8 people per square mile (56.3/km²). There were 1,683 housing units at an average density of 61.9 per square mile (23.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.01% White, 0.28% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 1,479 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,885, and the median income for a family was $44,335. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $22,656 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,544. About 9.3% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.6% of those under age 18 and 16.1% of those age 65 or over. Glenburn School (elementary and middle school) hosts recreation programs, and their school athletic teams are called the Glenburn Chargers.

Education[edit]

Students in Glenburn attend Glenburn School (K-8) and is a part of Regional School Unit #26. However, it is independent and reserves the right to school choice. This means students can choose where they want to go for high school.

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